Mealtime Assistant - Stoke Hill Infant & Nursery School

  • Multiple Locations
  • Multiple Terms
  • £9.50 per hour (pending the 2022/23 pay award)

We are looking to appoint a Mealtime Assistant to start as soon as possible at our Infant and Nursery School. You would be working as part of the lunchtime team to help supervise, care for and manage the children in the playground and dining hall, and support them in their play. You should be able to build a strong, appropriate rapport with children and demonstrate the aptitude to work as part of a successful team.

We are looking for a caring person who is able to support children in their play, while maintaining the children’s safety and following the school’s behaviour guidelines. You should be able to demonstrate good food hygiene practices and follow the school health and safety policies.

Duties will include supervising lunchtime and supporting interactions and inclusion as well as setting up the hall, closing down and cleaning.

You will need to be a good communicator and must therefore have an excellent understanding of both verbal and written English language.

We are a happy, busy school with a vibrant multi-cultural dimension and inspiring outdoor environments. Our children are delightful, full of fun and with so much potential. Our staff are a great team of people who work together to support one another to achieve the very best for the children.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
This role requires a DBS disclosure.
This role requires the ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence and fluency in English.

The application and diversity forms, job description and person specification are downloadable from
Your completed application form should be returned by email to

Interview Date: 3 October 2022

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Job Details

  • OrganisationDevon County Schools
  • Work LocationExeterDevon
  • Work Postcode

    EX4 7DB

  • Reference


  • Occupational GroupEducation Support

  • Salary Details

    £9.50 per hour (pending the 2022/23 pay award)

  • Job TermPermanent
  • Appointment TypePart TimeTerm Time
  • Hours

    6.25 hours per week (11.45am - 1pm, Monday - Friday), 38 weeks per annum

  • Closing Date


  • DBS Check Required